Theatre

Technical rehearsal of "Rent."

 "In A Flash" received a spectacular photo submission by Jakyung Seo, associate professor of Lighting Design and coordinator of Design and Technology in Kent State's School of Theatre and Dance. These views from behind the console showed scenes from a technical rehearsal of the school's current production, "Rent." "Rent" run...

A scene from "Rent" at the E. Turner Stump Theatre

 The Grammy- and Pulitzer Prize-winning musical "Rent" opens at the E. Turner Stump Theatre inside Kent State University's Center for the Performing Arts on Feb. 16. Presented by Kent State's School of  Theatre and Dance, this wildly popular musical is set in the East Village of New York City and is about falling in lov...

Modern Methods

The purpose of a theatre ghost light is uncertain. Some say it is a safety measure; others argue it keeps spirits away, and a few believe it allows ghosts to put on their own performances while the actors and audience are away. Beginning this week, Modern Methods Brewing Company and Kent State Trumbull Theatre will settle the matter when t...

Some people may regard live theater as a frivolous luxury. But Danielle Weiser-Cline sees it as crucial to effective education and essential to civic engagement in a democratic society. Even more fundamentally, she regards live theater as a component of ‘human flourishing.’ Aristotle defined this ancient concept — the inventor of logic ...

Kent State University at Trumbull student Sarah Heavner will play the role of a costumed character during her internship at Disney World this fall. Ms. Heavner is a communication studies major and minoring in theatre.

Anything your heart desires will come to you, especially if you put in the work. Just ask Sarah Heavner of Kent State University at Trumbull. Ms. Heavner, who is majoring in communication studies and minoring in theatre, recently earned an internship with Walt Disney World for this coming fall. While there, she will dress and play the r...

Kent State University’s African Community Theatre will host a production of Or Does It Explode?, an original piece written by former Kent State University student John Dayo-Alyia along with John Smith. Directed by Dayo-Alyia, Or Does it Explode? opens October 23, 2014 at 8 p.m. in the African Community Theatre, Room 230, Ritchie Hall, loca...

The Kent Trumbull Theatre & Summer Stock 37 has announced dates this summer's youth acting classes.  Occurring each Monday evening over eight weeks during June and July, the classes are available for students ages 7-13, and available in both a beginning acting class (improvisation, basic acting technique and theatre games) and ...